Pacific Direct signs up for BH Spa Manager Award sponsorship


Boutique Hotelier is proud to announce that global amenities company, Pacific Direct, has come on board as sponsor of the Spa Manager of the Year Award at the 2015 Personal Service Star Awards.

After the huge success of last year, the Boutique Hotelier Awards are back for 2015 and will once again see the rising stars of the hospitality industry recognised at a glittering ceremony on the first evening of the Independent Hotel Show in October.

Pacific Direct, luxury supplier of guest amenities and toiletries to the sector, is delighted to be supporting the Spa Manager of the Year category and is keen to reward outstanding staff members in this role who play an integral part in the hotel business.

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The company, which supplies ranges from The White Company, Neal’s Yard and Elemis, knows how vital it is to recognise the hard work of these employees, who often go without praise.

Global marketing and innovation director, Pacific Direct, Helly Seeley says: “A hotel’s spa is increasingly becoming its key focal point and an essential criteria for guests when choosing to stay at a property. The role of the spa manager in running a successful ‘business within a business’ is critical to this, from choosing the right brands, to training their staff, and above all ensuring a seamless and exceptional level of guest service and satisfaction from hotel to spa. Pacific Direct is delighted to be sponsoring this well-deserved award for a role which will help to ensure the continued success of this important category within the luxury hospitality arena.”

Nominations for the awards open in July, when Boutique Hotelier will ask the managers, owners, senior staff and members of the hospitality industry to put forward their nominations and submit the names of employees working at their establishment who continue to go above and beyond to prove an exceptional experience for all guests.

Other categories within the ten awards include Housekeeping Manager of the Year –sponsored by Mitre Linen, and the Shining Star Award, sponsored by Corby of Windsor. New to this year will be F&B Manager of the Year.

Each award will be handed out at the official Boutique Hotelier Personal Service Star Awards ceremony on October 20th, at Hilton Olympia, after months of nominations culminate in the final winners being announced on the night.

The nominations will open very soon so watch this space for more details.